Snap Scene: Fuck the Fitzroy Doom Scene, Corner Hotel, 6th March 2021

FtFDS charged into Melbourne’s stoner rock scene five odd years ago, fuelled on a riff hungry consciousness, drop C tuning and vigour for carving new ideas from classic 60’s/70’s psychedelic rock inspirations. Drowning punters in a sea of hypnotic riffs and growling bass lines, they’ve already released two highly regarded studio albums and supported greats from the stoner vortex such as Nick Oliveri (Queens of the Stone Age & Kyuss), Elder, Truck Fighters, & Brant Bjork, etc.

Released pre-COVID, said second studio effort ‘The Future Looks Clear’ (mixed by Andrija Tokic, Nashville, Tenn.) continued the FtFDS reputation for shared lead vocal duty amongst all members, along with a duel guitar attack that is outright infectious. Mammoth sounding doom metal that gallops along like the four horsemen…

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Mary is a photographer and a writer, specialising in music. She runs Rocklust.com where she endeavours to capture the passion of music in her photos whether it's live music photography, promotional band photos or portraits. She has photographed The Rolling Stones, KISS, Iggy Pop, AC/DC, Patti Smith, Joe Strummer, PULP, The Cult, The Damned, The Cure, Ian Brown, Interpol, MUDHONEY, The MELVINS, The Living End, Foo Fighters, Smashing Pumpkins, Rage Against The Machine, The Stone Roses –just to name a few - in Australia, USA, Europe and the Middle East. Her work has been published in Beat magazine, Rolling Stone magazine, Triple J magazine, The Age Newspaper, The Herald Sun, The Australian, Neos Kosmos, blistering.com, theaureview.com, noise11.com, music-news.com. She has a permanent photographic exhibition at The Corner Hotel in Richmond, Victoria Australia.

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